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What Does ‘Good’ Look Like?

What Does ‘Good’ Look Like?

| September 16, 2014 | 3 Comments

Can we get Software Development right? I think that we have a problem in the software development industry. A significant proportion, if not the […]

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How Deployment Automation Solves 3 Common Worst-Practice Errors

How Deployment Automation Solves 3 Common Worst-Practice Errors

| September 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

A couple of days ago I was reading “The Ultimate Book of Heroic Failures” by Stephen Pile while waiting for a flight; it’s a […]

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Continuous Delivery in the Real World: Moving to CD with a complex portfolio and compliance requirements

Continuous Delivery in the Real World: Moving to CD with a complex portfolio and compliance requirements

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

In a previous post, I talked about how helping users handle the challenges of adopting Continuous Delivery in the real world is one of […]

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Continuous Delivery in the Real World: How to move from “thinking in Releases” to CD?

Continuous Delivery in the Real World: How to move from “thinking in Releases” to CD?

| August 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

A comment we frequently hear from users is that one of the key things they value about working with XebiaLabs is that we don’t […]

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Running phases in parallel in XL Release

Running phases in parallel in XL Release

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

When talking with users about how to optimize releases/pipelines in XL Release, the question sometimes comes up of whether it is possible to run […]

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XL Deploy and XL Release offer new insights into Continuous Delivery

XL Deploy and XL Release offer new insights into Continuous Delivery

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Being able to dig into your current Continuous Delivery process and find useful and actionable data really adds value to the XL Platform and […]

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Perceived strengths and weaknesses of Docker

Perceived strengths and weaknesses of Docker

| July 30, 2014 | 4 Comments

There’s an interesting discussion over in LinkedIn’s DevOps group about the strengths and weaknessed of Docker, which starts with the following question: “Docker, The […]

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Deploying the same .NET site to IIS and Azure PaaS using XL Deploy

Deploying the same .NET site to IIS and Azure PaaS using XL Deploy

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last week, I was invited by Microsoft partner Cellenza to talk about XL Deploy during their BootCamp tech rally. Of course, we could have […]

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Getting Started with XL Deploy Pt. 7: Reverting to a Previous Version

Getting Started with XL Deploy Pt. 7: Reverting to a Previous Version

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this final installation of Getting Started with XL Deploy, we run through the finer points of deploying an older version of an application, XL Deploy’s unique approach to rollbacks and fully automated rollbacks—no matter where a deployment fails.

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Our Latest & Greatest in Continous Delivery: New features on tap

Our Latest & Greatest in Continous Delivery: New features on tap

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

We’re always working to improve the XL Platform and roll out new features to existing products, and believe it or not regular updates to […]

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